Speaker: Mary-Lou Zeeman, Bowdoin College
Title: Understanding Tipping Points in Climate and Sustainability
Date: Monday, August 18, 2014

Abstract:

The term “tipping point” describes the moment when a system suddenly changes state, with no obvious trigger other than a slowly changing environment. Tipping points are difficult to predict and difficult to reverse. Examples [...]

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The Cheriton School of Computer Science is hosting a Distinguished Lecture by Prof. Deborah Estrin on June 23rd at 3:00pm. Full details are available below or on the Cheriton School’s website.

SPEAKER:  Deborah Estrin, Cornell NYC Tech
TITLE:          Small, n=me, data
DATE:          Monday, June 23,  [...]

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Speaker: Carla Gomes
Title: Computational Sustainability
Date: Wednesday, March 7th, 2012
Category: Non-WICI Event

Abstract:

Computational Sustainability is a new interdisciplinary research field with the overall goal of developing computational models, methods and tools to help manage the balance between environmental, economic and societal needs for a sustainable future. In this talk [...]

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Speaker: Sasha Gutfraind (University of Texas at Austin)
Title: Crime and Terror: Mathematical Exploration and Modeling of Dark Networks
Date: Thursday, November 17, 2011
Category: Non-WICI Event

Abstract:

The study of Complex Networks (CN), that is, unstructured graphs, has originated in the 1970s in sociological research and has since been applied [...]

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Speaker: Dr. Dendoncker, Director of Namur Research Group on Sustainable Development (NaGRIDD). Department of Geography, University of Namur, Belgium.
Title: Participatory Valuation and Modelling of Ecosystem Services under Land Use Change: Example from the VOTES project (Belgium) and Perspectives for Future Research
Date: Friday, June [...]

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